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LETTER: How long before we realise Brexit is a mistake?

I wonder when the English public will wake up and realise the dire economic consequences of the decision to leave the European Union?

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LETTER: Obesity putting NHS under intolerable pressure

LETTER: Obesity putting NHS under intolerable pressure

If the NHS didn’t have enough problems it is now reported that it is having to spend a record amount on treating obesity — a total of more than £1 billion a year.

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LETTER: Hospice builds fantastic relationship with local businesses

LETTER: Hospice builds fantastic relationship with local businesses

The recent feature ‘How charities can work together’ (Thursday, July 6) was very interesting, as my own role here at Treetops Hospice Care is to generate and develop relationships with businesses across all sectors in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in several different ways.

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LETTER: The elderly should also use ‘health MOTs’

LETTER: The elderly should also use ‘health MOTs’

There is no such illness as ‘old age’.

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LETTER: Help prevent an attack this summer

LETTER: Help prevent an attack this summer

The school summer holiday is a time children look forward to all year.

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LETTER: On highways the race is for survival

LETTER: On highways the race is for survival

In watching the World Championship Para-Athletics on TV, I wondered how many athletes were road crash victims.

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LETTER: Get together to mark school’s history

When Anthony Gell established his school in Wirksworth in 1576, he may not have realised that we would still be celebrating the event in 2017.

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LETTER: Hard-working people would be worse off under Labour

LETTER: Hard-working people would be worse off under Labour

People are now saying that Jeremy Corbyn is the best thing since sliced bread.
I feel he is saying that if Labour get in to power is all poverty will be wiped out, everyone will be housed, you will not have to go to work because the benefits you get means you will have no need to.

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LETTER: Restrictions are an infraction on liberty

LETTER: Restrictions are an infraction on liberty

Being a resident of Hasland Green and a responsible dog owner, I believe the new dog owner policy is somewhat Draconian in its concept, almost entirely unenforceable and an infraction on the social liberties of law abiding tax payers.

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LETTER: Councillors should tackle real problems

LETTER: Councillors should tackle real problems

The news that from this October dogs will be banned from being walked in certain parks and playing fields (as part of new laws being brought in by Chesterfield Borough Council) reinforces the opinion of some that local councillors need to get back into the real world, and perhaps tackle real problems.

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LETTER: Will United Front lead to action on homelessness?

LETTER: Will United Front lead to action on homelessness?

After reading the ‘United Front’ article (DT, July 20) I was so pleased to see that the powers that be have finally got together to address the growing problem of Chesterfield’s homelessness.

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Cake baker extraordinaire Molly Robbins will be in attendance.

LETTER: Cuppa and a cake for Breast Cancer Care

Like many of your readers, I know first-hand how devastating a breast cancer can be as I was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer when I was 46.

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LETTER: Was John Williamson related to my family?

LETTER: Was John Williamson related to my family?

I recently found, on the internet, reference to John Williamson’s death in August 2016 and I send my condolences to the family.

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LETTER: NHS is running on fumes

LETTER: NHS is running on fumes

As leading doctors from across the UK gather for the annual British Medical Association (BMA) conference in Bournemouth, the Government must listen to the concerns of the medical profession as the chairman of the BMA warns that the Government is running the NHS on ‘nothing but fumes’.

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LETTER: Send a message of thanks to helpers

LETTER: Send a message of thanks to helpers

In recent months our country has witnessed terror attacks in Manchester and London.

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LETTER: Open letter to Derbyshire County Council

Dear Mr Lewis,

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LETTER: Thanks for help after road accident

On Saturday June 17, at about 9.30am, I was involved in a road traffic collision on the Lockoford Lane (Tesco) roundabout and came off my bicycle.

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LETTER: Council should be there for ratepayers

LETTER: Council should be there for ratepayers

I read the headlines in last week’s Derbyshire Times relating to Chesterfield Borough Council now withdrawing from taking the borough into the Sheffield City Region, allegedly due to the costs to the county council of holding a referendum.

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LETTER: A disastrous decision for Chesterfield

After many years of painstaking work, Chesterfield has been forced out of its planned co-operation in the Sheffield City Region devolution project. This is a disastrous decision for Chesterfield.

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LETTER: Rules needed to keep kids safe online

LETTER: Rules needed to keep kids safe online

The internet can be a wonderful resource for young people to learn, socialise and get support.

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